In final rule, CMS makes telehealth more widely available in Medicare Advantage plans

Healthcare Finance: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services today finalized requirements that will, among other measures, increase access to telehealth for seniors in Medicare Advantage plans.

CMS is giving MA plans more flexibility to count telehealth providers in certain specialty areas such as Dermatology, Psychiatry, Cardiology, Ophthalmology, Nephrology, Primary Care, Gynecology, Endocrinology, and infectious diseases, towards meeting CMS network adequacy standards.

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